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Ferret (Schooner), U9212, sunk by collision, 22 Aug 1895

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Schooner FERRET, sunk by collision opposite the Toledo light crib by the steamer IDLEWILD. The schooner had 100 tons of coal on board for Mt. Clemens and was almost cut in two amidships, another vessel hit the wreck later and took the jibboom out of her.
      Marine Record
      August 29, 1895

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Schooner FERRET. Sunk by collision on August 22. Value $1,000.
      Lake Disasters of 1895 [total losses]
      Door County Advocate, Wis.
      Saturday, January 11, 1896
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Schooner FERRET, 73 gross tons. Built 1864 at Bay City, sunk by collision 1895, at Toledo.
      History of the Great lakes
      by Mansfield pp. 825
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Schooner FERRET, of 74 tons, built by F. Carpenter at Bay City in 1864. Owned by J. Craig. Home port, Detroit. Value $2,700. Class B 1 - REMARKS : -- Flat
      Association of Lake Underwriters
      Lake vessel register, 1866
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Schooner FERRET. U. S. No. 9212. Of 73.09 tons gross; 69.44 tons net. Built at Bay City, Mich., in 1864. Home port, Port Huron. 81.5 x 19.0 x 5.5
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1895
NOTE:-- FERRET is not listed in 1897

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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.66394 Longitude: -83.55521
William R. McNeil
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Ferret (Schooner), U9212, sunk by collision, 22 Aug 1895